Things to do in Portland this weekend: (03/24/12 – 03/25/12) “The Malt Ball & StationToStation: Duover”

THE MALT BALL

“At last! The very first Malt Ball brings together two of the best things about Portland: BANDS and BEER. Local breweries offer exclusive beers while a dozen of Portland’s very best bands provide the entertainment. Fill your head with great music and beer—AT THE SAME TIME!

Presented by the Portland Mercury & Oregon Brewers Guild.

Collaboration beers provided by: Alameda Brewing, 10 Barrel Brewing, Breakside Brewery, Burnside Brewing, Coalition Brewing, Columbia River Brewing, the Commons Brewing, Fort George Brewing, Full Sail Brewing, Gilgamesh Brewing, Hopworks Urban Brewing, Laurelwood Brewing, Lompoc Brewing, McMenamins, Migration Brewing, Ninkasi Brewing, and Portland U-Brew & Pub.

Admission includes commemorative glass and four tasting tickets.” From the Portland Mercury (here)

Where:  Bossanova Ballroom |722 E Burnside St.

When:  Saturday, March 24, 2pm – midnight | $20-25

Phone:  206-7630

Website:   www.bossanovaballroom.com/
STATIONTOSTATION: DUOVER

“Portland acoustic duo Duover (get it?) are likeable on many levels. Rebecca Rasmussen and Nathan Junior serve up lovely country folk that adheres to the rustic stylings of Arnold Schultz and Bill Monroe. They’d probably even serve you breakfast in bed if given the chance. That sweetness carries over into unassuming songs that are quirky and occasionally wander off to a dark place. Nathan Junior—who also does time with Fruit Bats and M. Ward—picks and strums with precision. But it’s all held together by those voices, which have the power to melt hearts and then put them back together again (try “Raining Love” on for size). Tonight’s performance will be recorded and broadcast for engineer Sean Flora’s StationToStation.” By MARK LORE from Portland Mercury (here)

Where: The Secret Society | 116 NE Russell

When: 7 pm, Sunday March 25 | $10.

Phone: 493-3600

Website: www.secretsociety.net

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One thought on “Things to do in Portland this weekend: (03/24/12 – 03/25/12) “The Malt Ball & StationToStation: Duover”

  1. Loved this post. Took a listen to Duover and I must agree with everything you said. Very beautiful. I couldn’t find “Raining Love” on Youtube, but I did get a listen to “Dream Machine.” They will be on my ipod. Thanks so much.

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